The Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) urges women to avoid going into private or secluded places for meetings or interactions with people who end up abusing them.

On 19 April 2022, ZRP Budiriro arrested a man (37) for rape after he sexually assaulted his friend (19).

The suspect lured the victim to his office by asking her to collect some money to buy some shoes on 11/04/22 before raping her.

In a related incident, on 20/04/22 at about 1500 hours, a Dzivarasekwa woman (18) was raped by an unknown man at a secluded dumpsite near Dzivarasekwa.

The suspect grabbed the complainant’s arm, tripped her down before raping her once.

Meanwhile, on 20/04/22 at about 0500 hours, a Harare woman (39) was dragged into a maize field and raped by an unknown suspect along Crowborough Road, Warren Park near Mereki Shops whilst looking for transport to the CBD.